Grand Rapids, MI – October 21, 2014 – Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc., headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, announces plans to break ground in early 2015 for a new 80,000 sq. ft. 14-screen state-of-the-art multiplex in Riverview, FL. The theater will feature one large-format auditorium, bar & grill and VIP recliner seating in all auditoriums. The facility is being developed by Anthony Properties of Dallas, TX and designed by Paradigm Design of Grand Rapids, MI.
The premium theater facility will feature “GDX” (Giant Digital eXperience), Goodrich’s cutting-edge large format auditorium, with a giant 80-foot-wide screen allowing floor-to-ceiling viewing. In addition, the theater will offer alldigital projection and 3D, as well as the latest technology and amenities including:
- Premium Dolby Atmos sound system
- State-of-the-art viewing with wall-to-wall screens
- All stadium seating with luxurious premium recliners
- Spacious lobby and box office with self-serve ticket counters
- Massive concession stand with self-serve drink refill stations
“We are thrilled that we can bring a state-of-the-art theater to Riverview, in conjunction with a premium retail development. Riverview is our first location in Florida, and we are proud to join this community,” says Martin Betz, Chief Operating Officer of Goodrich Quality Theaters. “We are committed to providing our patrons with the very best theater entertainment experience, great concessions and outstanding customer loyalty programs.”
Brian Shiu, Vice President of Development at Anthony Properties agrees that this development, located between the Super Walmart and I-75 on Gibsonton Drive, is poised to become a regional entertainment destination. “In addition to the theater, the complex will feature approximately 175,000 square feet of space ideally suited to restaurant, hotel and retail tenants complementary to Walmart,” Mr. Shiu adds, “We are particularly impressed by the residential growth that is taking place in Riverview and look forward to bringing additional retail to the area.”
ABOUT GOODRICH QUALITY THEATERS
Goodrich Quality Theaters is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI. The Company operates 29 theaters in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri totaling 273 screens featuring all-digital projection. All theaters are equipped with 3D cinema. The circuit also includes four IMAX locations. For more information go to www.GoodrichQualityTheaters.com.
ABOUT ANTHONY PROPERTIES
Anthony Properties is a privately-held real estate development and investment firm founded in 1984. The Company’s diverse portfolio includes multiplex cinemas, mixed-use developments, retail centers, residential communities, and acreage held for investment. For more information go to www.anthonyproperties.com.
Martin Betz, COO, Goodrich Quality Theaters Ph: 616-827-6528, Email:
Brian Shiu, Anthony Properties Ph: 214-432-9514, Email:
Justin Todd, Anthony Properties Ph: 214-432-9506, Email:
Bill Brunner, Paradigm Design Ph: 616-785-5577, Email: